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Here on Mud and Routes we have 100s of UK hill walking and scrambling routes as well as low level and easier walks for all abilities. We also publish outdoor gear reviews and articles.

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Latest Outdoor Articles


Walla Crag from Keswick 5

Walla Crag from Keswick 5/5 (1)

This is a short walk up to Walla Crag near Keswick in the Lake District.  Despite being only 379 metres in height, and technically a viewpoint rather than a hill (as it lacks any prominence – only 24 metres) it is nevertheless one of Wainwright’s Central Fells. It’s well known that Wainwright wasn’t tied down …

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Nash Point to Ogmore on the Wales Coast Path

Walk from Nash Point to Ogmore on the Wales Coast Path 5/5 (3)

Enjoy far-reaching clifftop views over the Bristol Channel and inland across the rich pasture land of the Vale of Glamorgan. Golden limestone cliffs, quiet wooded valleys, and expansive tidal beaches offer plenty of variety in landscape. Look out for Peregrine Falcons swooping past, Kestrels and Skylarks hovering overhead, and Choughs feeding on the grazed grassy …

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